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September 20, 2022

Four Toxic Communication Styles in Relationships & Their Antidotes

Part IV: STONEWALLING Here we are at the end of our four-week journey together! I hope you have taken the time to really pause, read, and be intentional with the information in these blogs. Gottman’s research-based approach to relationships is at the forefront of marriage and couples counseling for a reason! As always, before we […]

September 13, 2022

Four Toxic Communication Styles in Relationships & Their Antidotes

Part III: CONTEMPT Annnnnd we’re back for part 3 of this 4 part series on Gottman’s Four Horsemen! Last week I left you with Action Step #2 – a somatic practice to cultivate awareness of your defensiveness and create space from stimulus to response so that you can engage with one another from a rooted […]

September 6, 2022

Four Toxic Communication Styles in Relationships & Their Antidotes

Part II: DEFENSIVENESS Ok pals, we’re comin’ in hot for part two of the four toxic communication styles in relationships (and their antidotes!). Before we dive in I want to do a little check in from last week. If you haven’t read part 1 yet, scroll down and go through that first! So, Action Step […]

August 30, 2022

Four Toxic Communication Styles in Relationships & Their Antidotes

Part I: CRITICISM I’m ALWAYS on the lookout for antidotes when it comes to healing. I’m a solutions kinda gal, what can I say. That’s part of why I love the Enneagram so much, it provides us all with clarity on what’s happening and what to do about it. But today we’re not actually chattin’ […]

April 12, 2022

How to Decide If You Should Fight For Your Marriage

Dear Reader,  This author has only one pressing question. How do you respond to the betrayed, broken, fixated, and furious spouse demanding to know: “should I stay or should I go?” If you recognize the introduction of this blog, or read it with the exact tone of Lady Whistledown, then you are out from under […]

November 16, 2020

Enneagram Do’s and Don’ts in Relationship: Part III

by Amanda & Dylan, Relationship Coaches, Enneagram Teachers Well hello Monday morning! Today we are tackling our third and final Do/Don’t for using the Enneagram in Relationships. Our first post spoke to the importance of infusing humor and not weaponizing. Our second post tackled the value of being curious and the danger of filling in […]

September 2, 2020

Get the Inside Scoop: Relationship with Type 7 and Type 7 Mamas!

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Optimistic, energetic, adventurous… These traits describe only a small snapshot of the Enneagram Type Sevens we love! Let’s dig a bit deeper… So, each week at Wellness & Co. Amanda & Dylan (our resident relationship coaches and Enneagram teachers) hosted a “type panel” with each Enneagram type). We went through all nine types, […]

June 26, 2020

Acceptance or Attunement: What’s the REAL Goal in Your Wellness Journey?

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT I’m Done With Acceptance Have you ever heard someone say “you just need to accept it.”  Oof. I think acceptance is a hair-standing-straight-up word for me. I do not like to hear it. You’ll learn more about why next week on the blog (I’ve got a personal story to […]

May 29, 2020

Getting Started in Your Couples Growth Through the Enneagram

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Hiiiiii. I’m giddy. Because today on the blog I’m talking about the Enneagram. It’s my first time EVER writing a full blog post about what’s become a minor/major obsession for years. Don’t get too excited though, I’m not giving a comprehensive overview of the Enneagram (that would take like […]

May 8, 2020

What Next? How Couples Can Thrive After Uncertain Times

by Dr. Kendra A. O’Hora, LCMFT Well that was a doozy. You know what I’m talking about, right?…quarantine life. If you were in a state where social distancing or shelter-in-place was enacted then you know the language I’m speaking. Quarantine life is no. stinkin’. joke. And for many of us, that quarantine life is slowly […]